Breakout 22 - The Changing Face of Supplier Risk

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 13:00

Perhaps the most infamous phrase of our pandemic affected world is "the new normal" (followed by "you're on mute"). Another phrase added to the average lexicon, "supply chain risk." Everyone from the family babysitter to the U.S. President has a better appreciation of the nuances of supplier locations, materials availability, and other variables that impact manufacturing and delivery. In this session, Purvee Kondal, a seasoned executive with over 15 years of experience leading transformational changes at Johnson & Johnson, General Electric, and others, will take delegates on a journey through supplier risk.

You will learn:

  • How to define enterprise supplier risk
  • Best practices and tips in mitigating supplier risk, including deploying AI technologies
  • A proven framework for addressing and segmenting risk 
  • How to innovate your approach and get smarter to stay ahead of the game

Purvee Kondal

Senior Director of Technology & Engineering Sourcing
Albertsons Companies

Purvee Kondal is a Senior Director of Technology & Engineering Sourcing at the Albertsons Companies, an advisory board member at RampRate, and a National Association of Corporate Directors Accelerate program participant. She is a seasoned executive with over 15 years of experience leading transformational changes at notable organizations such as Johnson & Johnson, General Electric, Capgemini, Ross Stores and Globality. As a champion of diversity and inclusion, she co-chairs the Fellowship Nomination Committee at the Athena Rising Foundation as an Athena Alliance member.

She helps companies identify value and improve efficiencies for Procurement, Sourcing, and Vendor Management functions through advanced technology, collaboration, innovation, diversity and partnerships. She was nominated for "Transformation Leader of the Year" by the Women in IT Summit & Awards Series in 2020.  

Purvee holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from San Jose State University.

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